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A trampoline is a device consisting of a piece of taut, strong fabric stretched over a steel frame ... In 1942, Griswold and Nissen created the Griswold-Nissen Trampoline & Tumbling Company, and...

George Nissen: Inventor of the trampoline | The Independent

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May 4, 2010 ... In 1930, the 16-year-old George Nissen watched in awe as trapeze artists performed their daring stunts at a travelling circus in Cedar Rapids, ...

Who Made That Trampoline? - The New York Times

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Sep 30, 2012 ... Nissen invented the trampoline in the 1930s, when, as a teenage gymnast, he and his coach created a piece of equipment out of scrap steel ...

Who Invented the Trampoline?—and Other Fascinating Facts about ...

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The inventor of the trampoline is George Nissen of Iowa (1914-2010), who was a gymnast and diver in high school when he saw circus acrobats and was ...

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Nov 30, 2015 ... Trampoline is a fun invention, which serves both as a fun attraction for children and teenagers but also a device for a competitive Olympic sport.

Trampoline Equipment and History - Olympic Sport History

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Trampoline history, rules and equipment. Origins in Iowa, relationship to astronaut training, potential sport games, Olympic History.

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Q. Who invented the trampoline? George Nissen and Larry Griswold invented the trampoline. Q. What was it used for? The trampoline was used to train tumblers ...

George Nissen dies at 96; inventor of the modern trampoline - latimes

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Apr 10, 2010 ... George Nissen, who as a teenage gymnast was inspired to invent the modern trampoline after watching trapeze artists bounce off a safety net, ...

The Kid Who Invented the Trampoline: and Other Extraordinary ...

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Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Learn how 50 different things, among them false ... Or that the inventor of the trampoline demonstrated his invention by bouncing with a kangaroo? Would you believe that the first effective vacuum ...

George Nissen obituary | Life and style | The Guardian

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Apr 30, 2010 ... Eccentric American gymnast and acrobat who invented the trampoline.

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Trampoline History - Invention of the Trampolone

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AT A GLANCE: While at the circus George Nissan saw that the trapeze artists would fly through the air, dropping at the end of an act into safety netting that would ...

USA Gymnastics | Nissen, inventor of modern trampoline, dies April 7

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 8, 2010 – George Nissen, recognized as the inventor of the modern trampoline, died April 7 at the age of 96 in San Diego, Calif., from ...

International Gymnast Magazine Online - Trampoline Inventor ...

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Apr 9, 2010 ... Trampoline Inventor George Nissen Passes Away ... In 1941, the Griswold- Nissen Trampoline & Tumbling Company was housed under a ...